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Keifer

What does Keifer mean?

Keifer Pronunciation of Keifer [keifer] as a boys' name is of German derivation, and the meaning of the name Keifer is "barrel maker". Keifer is a variant form of Kiefer (German): form of Cooper.

Associated with: maker (occupational).

Variations

Keifer has 3 variants: Keefer, Kieffer and Kuefer.

Keifer has 4 more relations via Kiefer: Kiefert, Kieffner, Kiefner and Kueffner.

Creative forms:
(male) Ketfer, Kofer, ..

(female) Keiferra, Keiferri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Keifer Zakary (K.Z.), ..

How popular is Keifer?

Keifer is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11538 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name history of Keifer for boys. Keifer was first listed in 1990 and reached its highest position of #924 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keifer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keifer outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Below is a charted analysis of the history of the boy name Keifer and affiliated names. The only other prominent related form of Keifer rated in the Top 2000 is Kiefer. These relations of Keifer reached the apex of their popularity 24 years ago (adoption of 0.02%), but now, the form Kiefer has become somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keifer, Kiefer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keifer and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Keifer is alike in pronunciation to Kefir. Other suggested similar names are Bailer, Beiler, Berger, Decker, Denver, Einer, Eizer, Ferrer, Fester, Haider, Heiner, Heller, Jesper, Joiner, Kaiden, Kaine, Kaiser, Kasper, Keagen, Keane, Keder, Keefe, Keeffe, Keegen, Keeley, Keene, Keer, Kees, Keiji, Keilan, Keir, Keiran, Keiron, Keitaro, Keith, Kelden, Kellen, Keller, Kenlea, Kenlee, Kenner, Kepler, Ker, Kerbey (see Kirby), Kerem, Kerr, Kerrey, Kester, Keven, Kleiner, Kline, Konner, Kramer, Krister, Lester, Maier, Meier, Meyer, Nailer, Neper, Nezer, Peer, Pepper, Rafer, Rainer, Reiner, Reinier, Renier, Rider, Riker, River, Seger, Telfer and Weber. These names tend to be more frequently used than Keifer.

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